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Ocean Observation Tools in the Gulf Can Help U.S. Prepare for Next Disaster

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Ocean observing tools play a key role in helping to lessen the impacts from many risks, according to a Congressional briefing provided by representatives of private foundations, the scientific community, industry and academia that was focused on...
14-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Opens Nominations for Board of Directors

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The Membership Committee of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) is seeking nominations for the organization’s Board of Directors.
8-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Gulf Observing Organization Releases New Strategic Plan

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New plan provides a roadmap for developing ocean tools, technologies and applications for improved ocean forecasts and better protections for human safety and the Gulf environment and economy.
30-Sep-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Journal Commentary Calls for Dedicated Funding for Gulf Ocean Observing Tools in Wake of DWH Settlement

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A new commentary in the peer-reviewed Marine Technology Society Journal is calling for some BP settlement dollars to support ocean tools that will aid in the collection of real-time data in the Gulf of Mexico.
7-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$1.8 Million Grant Will Support Public Health, Safer Shipping & Boating, Better Hurricane Predictions and Healthier Gulf Ecosystems

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The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association (GCOOS-RA) has been awarded $1.8 million a year for the next five years to support data collection and distribution in the Gulf of Mexico.
24-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Red Tide Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico on Every Beach, Every Day? Soon There Will Be an App for That

A new three-year $1.1 million grant from NASA is helping several organizations fine-tune current red tide forecasts in the Gulf of Mexico with the goal of offering public health managers, coastal residents and visitors a forecast that better...
26-May-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GCOOS Welcomes New Members During Annual Meeting in Louisiana

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The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association (GCOOS-RA) welcomed 10 new voting and non-voting members at the organization's annual meeting in New Orleans (March 30-April 1).
4-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Launch of New GCOOS Data Portals Featured During White House Water Summit

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New Hypoxia-Nutrient Data Portal, created in partnership with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, and Citizen Science Data Portal aggregate information gathered from multiple sources and organizations throughout the Gulf so that the data may be used to...
22-Mar-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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